batch script to VB

I have a batch file, I would like to have a gui that would execute this, and a way for me to update

any suggestions

@echo

setlocal

set PATHTOFIXES=\\arhots02\scripts$\qchain\patches

%PATHTOFIXES%\kb822150 -Z -Q
%PATHTOFIXES%\kb823559 -Z -Q
%PATHTOFIXES%\kb833330 -Z -Q
%PATHTOFIXES%\kb833987 -Z -Q
%PATHTOFIXES%\kb840987 -Z -Q
%PATHTOFIXES%\qchain.exe

-Chris
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_agj_Commented:
in vb:

Shell(command) will execute any exe...

so u cud do stuff like:

'main fn

sub main()

Dim PATHTOFIXES as String

PATHTOFIXES="\\arhots02\scripts$\qchain\patches"
Shell(PATHTOFIXES & "\kb822150 -Z -Q")
Shell(PATHTOFIXES & "\kb823559 -Z -Q")
Shell(PATHTOFIXES & "\kb833330 -Z -Q")
Shell(PATHTOFIXES & "\kb833987 -Z -Q")
Shell(PATHTOFIXES & "\kb840987 -Z -Q")
Shell(PATHTOFIXES & "\qchain.exe")
end sub

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_agj_Commented:
for the gui stuff, just create a form....add a button...
and execute this Shell command in the click event...

or if u want to change the command that is executed, add a textbox

and do a Shell(Textbox1.Text) or so...in the button click event
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CMILLERAuthor Commented:
what software would I need to create this form
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jimbobmcgeeCommented:
Erm... Visual Basic...  ;)

No, seriously, you can't create forms in a VBS -- you may be able to do it with some VBScript in an HTML page, in which case, you would use the HTML form controls.

But for pure VB, you'd need VB.

HTH

J.
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